Sports Clearing courses

Clearing opens on 5 July 2023, but UK and Republic of Ireland applicants can get ahead of the crowd and register their interest today. 

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You might be able to secure a place at the University of Stirling before Clearing by applying through UCAS Extra

Register your interest for Clearing at Stirling today

As Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, sport is in our DNA here at the University of Stirling.

Our sport degrees focus on sport science, performance, business management and psychology. We’ve developed an international reputation for delivering degrees that get results.

We’ve integrated our Sport courses with our world-class sports facilities to provide a unique and rewarding studying and sporting environment. We prepare athletes for success on the world stage and improve the health of the nation through physical exercise.

Study sport at Stirling

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Become a Sport and Exercise scientist and you can transform lives and sporting careers. Learn from our experts in sport and exercise physiology, nutrition, genetics, medicine, health and physical activity.  Our research and performance analysis laboratories enable you to develop your scientific and practical skills in a world-class learning environment.

BA (Hons) Sport Business Management

Sport is a global phenomenon underpinned by the dynamic world of sport business. This course will give you core management skills and an understanding of key issues in sport business. You will be prepared and ready to work in domestic and international sports markets. 

BA (Hons) Sport Development and Coaching

Learn both the theory and research within the context of sports development and coaching, informing your personal development, skills and experiences. You'll be able to reflect on and develop your practical experience, while gaining an in-depth knowledge of the sector and skills to boost your career opportunities.

BSc (Hons) Sport Psychology

Learn how psychology can affect athletic performance and gain the knowledge and skills for a career in sport psychology. You'll develop an in-depth understanding of the diverse, complex, and wide-ranging territory of the disciplines of psychology and sport and exercise psychology. 

BA (Hons) Sports Studies

We offer a unique studying and sporting environment and our course is flexible with a wide variety of module options in subject areas such as Sports Policy and Management, Physical Activity and Health, Development of Sport, and Sport, Culture and Society.

Find your Clearing place at Stirling

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Study in the heart of Scotland

Stirling combines the charm of a historic destination with the friendly buzz of a young population. It's a short train ride away from both Glasgow and Edinburgh, and is a gateway to the Scottish Highlands.

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Your Year 4 fees covered

Students from England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland may be eligible for £9,250 scholarships covering your Honours year tuition fees plus a £1,000 Clearing scholarship (terms and conditions apply). Find out about these and other scholarships.

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Guaranteed accommodation

Apply by 31 August and you'll be guaranteed an offer of University-managed accommodation in your first year of study.

Lucy's Clearing experience

Lucy came to our pop-up in Belfast and secured a place on our BA (Hons) Human Resource Management course through Clearing. She shares her experience of using Clearing and why she chose to study at Stirling.

Hear from other students talking about their experiences through Clearing at the University of Stirling.


94.3% of our graduates were in employment or further study 15 months after graduation

Graduate Outcomes 2019/20, HESA

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Top 30 in the UK for student satisfaction

National Student Survey 2022

Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence

We're proud of our sporting heritage and the sport and wellbeing facilities we provide for our students.

Questions about Clearing?

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